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Franklin University to Host Graduate Programs Open House

Columbus, OH (October 6, 2015)

Franklin University, a leading educator of working adults in Central Ohio, will host an evening designed to give potential learners the opportunity to learn how a master’s degree from Franklin University can help achieve career goals.

Attend a program breakout session and hear directly from the program chair about our relevant graduate programs. Meet graduate admissions advisors and financial aid advisors who are ready to help you take the next step toward becoming a Franklin student.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 22

5:00 PM - Registration in lower level of Frasch
5:30 – 6:00 PM - 1st breakout session
6:00 – 6:15 PM - Break
6:15 – 6:45 PM - 2nd breakout session
6:40 – 7:00 PM - Admission Advisors available to answer questions 
Location: Franklin University Main Campus, Downtown Columbus, Alumni Hall, Ross Auditorium, 301 E. Rich Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Join us on Oct. 22 and learn about the University’s nine Graduate Programs:

Franklin’s flexible Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) : Designated a Best Buy by, MSA coursework reinforces technical knowledge of core financial and accounting skill sets, as well as develops advanced skills in technology, management, organizational risk, and research.

Master’s in Business Psychology:  Applied Psychology, with its emphasis on a pragmatic
understanding of individual thought and action offers an excellent complement to the practical field of business. The 14-month M.S. in Business Psychology (MS MBP) is specifically designed to fuse a functional understanding of business with applied psychology.   Extreme competition has given rise to high-performance organizations and the demand for talented individuals who understand human behavior. Curriculum looks at the latest psychological research to motivate behavior and resolve challenging managerial issues - providing graduates with the opportunity to advance their career and organization’s mission. 

The Master of Healthcare Administration (MSA) program helps students acquire the knowledge needed to prepare for highly valued and well-compensated roles in a variety of healthcare related settings – whether or not they have a background in healthcare. The program emphasizes leadership, operational effectiveness, health policy, and addressing community and global healthcare issues.  Healthcare is facing a major transformation, creating the demand for strategic, ethical, and effective healthcare leaders. The MHA from Franklin emphasizes leadership, strategic thinking, and ethics – providing an opportunity for graduates to advance both their career and organization’s mission.

The M.S. in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) is designed to provide a life-enhancing educational experience for professionals working in the HR field. Franklin’s MSHRM can be completed in as little as 16 months and is intended to provide the student who wants to excel with a broad understanding of the human resource industry, with a focus on preparing graduates to become “strategic partners” to CEOs – or CEOs themselves. The MS HRM from Franklin prepares graduates to oversee complex employee benefit plans, understand changing labor laws, and become "strategic partners" to CEOs, providing an opportunity to advance their career and organization’s mission.

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program prepares students to lead and manage public and not-for-profit organizations. This program has become the foremost graduate degree in the area of government and not-for-profit management with employers recognizing the Franklin MPA program as an effective way to develop employees’ professional skills and increase the capacity of their organizations. Unprecedented challenges are creating the demand for effective, ethical and proactive public leaders.  The MPA from Franklin helps graduates look at leadership, strategic thinking, and ethics - providing an opportunity to advance their careers and organization’s mission. 

The Master of Science - Instructional Design and Performance Technology (IDPT) Program provides the skills to optimize performance through industry-proven, practical techniques.  Through this comprehensive, hands-on program, students study the blended disciplines of psychology, systems theory, and economics using advanced technologies and techniques to take on leadership roles in organizations that value effective instruction and performance.

Franklin’s MBA Program is widely esteemed by area employers shaping critical thinkers who cultivate positive change. With the MBA Program at Franklin University, students can develop and refine the skills needed to merit an executive-level position in any business arena.  The program’s relevant curriculum challenges students to broaden their perspectives and adopt a global mindset through individual and team projects.

The Master of Science - Marketing & Communication is a one-of-a-kind program in Ohio – and one of only a handful in the country – that combines these two disciplines, graduating professionals who are uniquely qualified to engage both functions within an organization.

Franklin’s Master of Science - Computer Science combines state-of-the-art technology with Franklin’s nationally renowned personal service to build the theoretical and practical application skills required to master the computer science discipline. 

For more information or to RSVP, email, or call 614.797.4700, toll free at 1.888.341.6237.  RSVP today to reserve your space.

About Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides onsite course options at over 25 Midwest locations and is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. The University also offers several academic programs internationally, including its top-ranked MBA, through agreements with partner institutions.

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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